Scientists Find Largest Known Black Holes

December 6, 2011 Updated Dec 6, 2011 at 12:23 PM EDT

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Scientists Find Largest Known Black Holes

December 6, 2011 Updated Dec 6, 2011 at 12:23 PM EDT

According to Space.com, scientists have recently discovered a pair of black holes that are the largest currently known.

The newly discovered black holes are the size of 9.7 billion times the size of the sun, according to the Space.com story. The black holes were found in galaxies 320 million and 335 million light years away, the report says.

Read the Space.com story HERE.